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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Home Prices…Where are they Headed?

Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why the Home Price Expectation Survey is seen to be a reliable source. Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel of over one hundred economists, real estate experts and investment & market strategists about where prices are headed over the next five years. They then average the projections of all 100+ experts into a single number. 
The results of their latest survey
  • Home values will appreciate by 4.6% in 2014.
  • The cumulative appreciation will be 19.5% by 2018.
  • That means the average annual appreciation will be 3.6% over the next 5 years.
  • Even the experts making up the most bearish quartile of the survey still are projecting a cumulative appreciation of 11.2% by 2018.
Individual opinions make headlines. We believe the survey is a fairer depiction of future values.


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Monday, July 21, 2014



Buckingham Fountain by day. 

Chicago is said to be a city in a garden, and with over 500 green spaces its easy to see why. 

Grant Park & Millennium Park stretched along the lakefront are two of Chicago's most prominent parks.  

Buckingham Fountain by night. Photo credit Postcard Voyages 

In Grant Park you can catch an impressive water show at Buckingham  Fountain 
both day or night. 

In Millennium Park, one can stroll through the Lurie Garden or snap a photo in front of the Cloud Gate sculpture.

Anish Kapoor's Cloud Gate photo credit By Rmlowe
Pritzker Pavilion serves as the centerpiece for Millennium Park and is the new home of the Grant Park Symphony Orchestra and Chorus and the Grant Park Music Festival, the nation's only remaining free outdoor classical music series. It also hosts a wide range of music series, annual performing arts events and even hosts physical fitness activities such as yoga.

Pritzker Pavilion - Photo Credit

These are just a handful of the beautiful things to experience in our wonderful city, Chicago.  If you are interested in finding out more about what it would be like to live near one of these magnificent parks, contact me today!

Alex Haralambakis
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